• Churchill’s Secret highlights UK drama wars

    Churchill’s Secret highlights UK drama wars

    Chalk this up as yet another reason why UK telly is more than a cut above the rest of Planet Earth. Take for example, Sunday night. While a majority of the U.S. was trying to think of anything possible to watch other than the mindless red-carpet preview of the 88th Academy Awards, the BBC and […]

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  • Downton Abbey’s 7 Best Couples…so far!

    Downton Abbey’s 7 Best Couples…so far!

    The best (and only) thing about America being in the home stretch of the final series of Downton Abbey is that it gives us the ability to look back on a series that, for six years, has given us some of the best television on television. Once again, a huge tip of the hat goes to the […]

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  • ‘The Tunnel: Sabotage’ to test Anglo-French detective duo once again

    ‘The Tunnel: Sabotage’ to test Anglo-French detective duo once again

    The Tunnel, the British/French crime drama television series, adapted from the 2011 Danish/Swedish crime series The Bridge, will return to Sky Atlantic in April. The Tunnel: Sabotage will see the return of the brilliant Anglo-French detective duo played by Stephen Dillane (Game of Thrones) and Clémence Poésy (Harry Potter). New to the scene for series two will be Emilia Fox (Silent Witness), Clarke […]

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  • It’s a James Norton fest with both Happy Valley AND Grantchester set to return!

    It’s a James Norton fest with both Happy Valley AND Grantchester set to return!

    It doesn’t get any better than this. Not only is the second series of Grantchester set for a Sunday, March 27 return to PBS, Happy Valley is back beginning this Tuesday on BBC One. According to Happy Valley creator/writer, BAFTA-winning screenwriter Sally Wainwright who also created and penned Last Tango in Halifax and Scott and Bailey, series 2 will delve much deeper into the […]

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  • Downton Abbey cast discuss the ‘bloody good’ dinner party scene

    Downton Abbey cast discuss the ‘bloody good’ dinner party scene

    While I do feel obligated to label this with the customary ***Spoiler Alert*** heading, I think now that it has been almost a full week since last Sunday’s shocking turn of events on Downton Abbey we are safe to discuss amongst ourselves the events of Sunday, January 31, 2016. As social media will more than attest, the […]

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  • Remembering Eddie the Eagle – Calgary 1988

    Remembering Eddie the Eagle – Calgary 1988

    Having grown up where it rarely snowed, I was never a big fan of the Winter Olympics solely due to the fact I had nothing to relate to. It wasn’t until 1988 when British skier, Eddie “the Eagle” Edwards, as he came to be known, became the first competitor to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping that snow or […]

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  • The real stars of ‘Downton Abbey’ behind the camera

    The real stars of ‘Downton Abbey’ behind the camera

    Well, after last night’s episode of Downton Abbey, you definitely can’t say that dinner with the Crawleys isn’t interesting. If it’s not Robert throwing Sarah Bunting, the local schoolteacher, out of Downton or the Dowager Countess and Isobel Crawley going at it over the fate of the local hospital it’s, well, if you haven’t seen last […]

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